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Michelle Handler Jack Apple

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  • 28617
  • 28694
  • West Jefferson
  • 28640

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Agent

3 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Brokers (14 years experience)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Relocation,
Short-Sale

Ratings & Reviews

Michelle Handler and Jack Apple of Ashe High Country Realty in a highly competitive, congested market did a very professional and compenent job marketing and selling our log cabin in Jefferson, NC. We would highly recommend them for your Real Estate needs..

  

03/08/2013 - user3520013
Sold a home in 2013 in Wagoner, Jefferson, NC 28640.

Michelle Handler and Jack Apple of Ashe High Country Realty in a highly competitive, congested market did a very professional and compenent job marketing and selling our log cabin in Jefferson, NC. We would highly recommend them for your Real Estate needs..

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02/25/2012 - Carolina Curmudgeon
Bought a home in 2012 in Topia, Piney Creek, NC 28663.

When you're looking for a bargain on a very limited budget, you always have to wonder how much attention you're going to get from agents more used to selling high-end vacation properties. That was never a concern with Michelle. Right from the get-go we always felt we had Michelle's full attention and that we were getting the same attention and diligence that she gives to clients with the half million dollar budgets. One thing that becomes quickly apparent: there is no substitute for knowing the territory. Buying in the NC mountains isn't the same as buying in a metro area, and it takes some special expertise to help newcomers sort out all the pros and cons of the various areas. We found our bargain - a fannie mae foreclosure - and once again Michelle's attention to detail and navigating over all the government hurdles proved invaluable. Whatever your budget, whatever your needs, if you're looking in the high country area she calls her territory &home, we can wholeheartedly recommend Michelle Handler!

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11/29/2011 - The Leafes
Sold a Single Family home in 2011 in West Jefferson, NC.

Michelle created a beautiful on-line tour of our home which I beleive brought in many potential buyers. She also created an extensive and informative marketing package that potential buyers could take with them after viewing our home. Prior to listing with Michelle, we had listed with another agent; that agent did neither of the above, and needless to say, we had no sale. We also felt that she gave sound advice as to potential improvements to the home in order to get it sold in this tough market. We received useful feedback following each showing. I would not hesitiate to recommend her to others.

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09/16/2011 - JaneMcI
Bought a home in 2011.

Both Jack and Michelle were extremely helpful and very quick to respond to our many questions about the property we ultimately purchased in West Jefferson, Ashe County, NC. At the time, we were in NH, so everything was done by email and phone. It went flawlessly. They went "above and beyond" in helping to facilitate the closing from a distance. The list they gave us of area service providers, maps, and other information has been invaluable. We are so happy with our purchase and highly recommend Jack and Michelle.

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09/05/2011 - B.A.B.
Bought a home in 2007 in Yates, Fleetwood, NC 28626.

Michelle Handler helped us from start to finish find our "Little Piece Of Heaven", which is the name that hangs on our vacation home we now own !!

Getting to know & work with both Michelle & Jack was a wonderful experience.

We keep in touch, because you tend to do that when a outstanding realtor/ great person has gone the extra mile , and enhanced your life with a perfect dream home!!

Always, B.A.

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09/04/2011 - fb373689425
Bought a home in 2011 in Oak Hill, Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363.

After looking for mountain property in North Carolina and Virginia for a few years, my husband discovered Jack Apple of Ashe High Country Realty via a random property inquiry.

Jack followed through, sent us needed information, kept in touch, answered our questions and searched for properties that met our needs. He introduced us to numerous properties and to the area of the mountains that ultimately met all of our expectations.

Thanks to Jack Apple and Michelle Handler we bought the farm of our dreams in Grayson County, Virginia.

Because we were in Florida all of the details of our offer had to be worked out over the telephone. Paperwork was handled via the Internet and through the mail.

Jack and Michelle managed all aspects of the transaction from the offer, contract, negotiations, home inspections, anticipated costs, to the closing and beyond in a most professional, honest and thorough manner.

No detail was overlooked and they made sure that we understood everything each step of the way. They made everything so very easy for us.

We are pleased to highly recommend Jack Apple and Michelle Handler to anyone who is looking to sell or buy property.

They go above and beyond expectations to do a truly outstanding job.

Without their help and professionalism, it is doubtful that we would have ever realized our dream of finding the perfect mountain home.

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09/02/2011 - AT hiker
Bought a Single Family home in 2006 in Troutdale, VA.

Michelle became our agent in 2002 when we began looking for land or a house for retirement in Ashe county, NC. She was very supportive and found many listings for us to look at and drove us to a few. The second year, 2009. we found a piece and purchased it. The sale went smoothly and we owned the land for 3 years.

We then saw a house in Grayson county, VA, just over the state line. She set up a showing when we came up from Florida. We loved the house and began negotiating a few weeks later. All this was done from Tampa, FL. We set up closing for 2 months later. She then listed our land and sold it in 2 weeks for a very good price.

We were very pleased with her handling of all three transactions and have recently suggested a new client to her that lives in VA. We are confident she will do well for them.

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